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5 May 2015

Statement for the International Day of the Midwife

Today, on the International Day of the Midwife, we stand in solidarity with midwives worldwide and thank them for the life-saving work they do.

24 April 2015

Up a tree and eight months pregnant: A woman’s ordeal in the Malawi floods

NSANJE, Malawi – Alimanda awoke to the roar of floodwater rushing into her home. She roused her four children and hurried them into a nearby tree,... Read more

13 April 2015

GEWE programme hands over 995 bikes to Malawi Government

Lilongwe, Malawi – “Together we can make a difference to the people of Malawi particularly vulnerable women and girls that we serve”, UNFPA Resident Representative in Malawi Violet Kakyomya said at... Read more

11 March 2015

UNFPA responds to gender based violence (GBV) in affected districts

Chikwawa, Malawi - Thursday 5th March will remain an unforgettable day for 43 year old Mary, an Internally Displaced Person (IDP) living at Jombo camp in Chikwawa District. Chikwawa is one of the... Read more

11 February 2015

GEWE: Gender Equality and Women Empowerment

The Malawi Government through Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Welfare in conjunction with UNFPA is implementing the Gender Equality and Women Empowerment (GEWE) project. As the name suggests... Read more

10 February 2015

UNFPA Responds to Flood Disasters in Malawi

Since 8 January 2015, Malawi has been experiencing continuous heavy rains accompanied by stormy winds. Extensive flooding and heavy damage to life... Read more

9 February 2015

New UNFPA Representative Ms. Violet Kakyomya

Ms. Violet Kakyomya presented her letter of credence to the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Hon. George Chaponda in... Read more

17 July 2014

Malawi commemorates World Population Day

The Malawi government joined UNFPA country office to commemorate 2014 World Population Day on July 16 in the capital Lilongwe under the localized... Read more

28 May 2014

UN Joint Programme on Adolescent Girls bears fruits

The United Nations (UN) system, government and NGO partners in Malawi are forging ahead in the quest to create and sustain opportunities and rights... Read more